Lemon and ginger sparkle

Total Time
0:20
Prep
0:10
Cook
0:10
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
For a refreshing homemade drink, you can’t beat this delicious recipe.
Ingredients
  • Lemon(s)
    3 medium, large, (unwaxed or well-scrubbed)
  • Root Ginger
    1 teaspoons, 5cm (2 inch) piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and grated
  • Water
    300 ml, (1/2 pint), boiling
  • Water
    1 ¾ pint(s), 1 litre sparkling water
  • Artificial sweetener
    10 g, or to taste
  • Mint, Fresh
    3 sprig(s), to garnish
  • Lemon(s)
    3 slice(s), to garnish
Instructions
  1. Using a potato peeler, pare the zest from the lemons in long strips. Place these in a heatproof jug or bowl with the grated ginger. Pour over the boiling water and leave to infuse and cool for 10 minutes.
  2. Strain the lemon and ginger mixture into a large jug and add the squeezed lemon juice and sparkling water. Add powdered sweetener, to taste.
  3. Share between 4 or 6 glasses, topping up with ice cubes and adding a few mint sprigs and lemon slices, to garnish.Chill the glasses in the refrigerator on really hot days to keep the drinks as cool as possible.

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